Stop looking.

So originally I planned on writing this post on the plane ride back from Nashville or in the airport terminal, but instead I’m writing it as I’m on my way there because I can’t find the sheet with all my Astronomy questions for homework. (Editing note: I’m in Nashville currently!) But hey, things happen, right? […]

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It’s been a year.

365 days. But it sure as hell doesn’t feel like it. For those of you who don’t know, I lost my Nonna to cancer exactly one year ago from this morning. I remember the day like it was yesterday. I remember waking up at 4 AM. I remember checking my phone. I remember my dad […]

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Your mental disorder doesn’t make you a burden. And you need to know that.

It’s pretty weird how the world works sometimes. I’ve struggled, and continue to struggle, with my anxiety. But I think what has allowed me to get through bad days is the fact that my closest friends understand what I’m experiencing because they’re dealing with their own struggles too. None of us knew we would be […]

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Lasting Impressions

I’m not quite sure why certain people leave a mark that stands out more than others. And it doesn’t necessarily have to be a good event for it to happen. There’s just a certain thing about some people, or some situations, that sticks with you. And no matter how hard you try to forget about […]

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Text me, Snap me, But don’t ever say you’re dating me.

Guess what? I have a Bumble profile. So do the majority of people nowadays. Whether it’s Bumble, Tinder, or any other dating app, a lot of single people have tried at least one. In fact, according to a Statista Survey, 19 percent of people currently use a dating app or online website, and 27 percent […]

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Day Trip to the Medieval Period

My cousins, sister and I attempt to have a day together at least once every two months or so. Since we all had crazy schedules this summer, that wasn’t really able to happen. And then September rolled around. My younger cousin went off to begin his freshman year of college. I started my junior year. […]

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Letting Go.

There comes a certain point where holding out for someone or something isn’t worthwhile anymore. Maybe it’s a friend that you’re not talking to anymore, a boyfriend that you’re no longer with, or that guy you’ve been seeing for the past month. Yet, even if I told you right now that whatever is holding you […]

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Fresh Start.

It feels incredibly weird to be sitting down and typing something that’s not for class, my school paper, or an internship application. I haven’t done it in a while, but this doesn’t feel unfamiliar at all. Instead, it feels natural – the way it’s always been. It’s been a pretty crazy summer. In fact, it’s […]

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